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Iron

  • Foods, fortificants, and supplements: Where do Americans get their nutrients?Nutrition Impact LLC, Battle Creek, MI, USA.
  • Iron deficiency: a concise review Division of Hematology/Oncology, Winship Cancer Institute, Emory University, Atlanta
  • Dietary intake and iron status of Australian vegetarian women. School of Nutrition and Public Health, Deakin University, Burwood, Australia
  • Iron. Dietary supplement fact sheet - 2016 Office of Dietary Supplements
  • Effect of iron intake on iron status: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials - 2012 University of East Anglia
  • Ferrous glycinate (processed with citric acid) - 2004 IPCS Inchem
  • EFSA Iron contributes to normal cognitive function
  • EFSA Iron contributes to normal energy-yielding metabolism_1
  • EFSA Iron contributes to normal energy-yielding metabolism_2
  • EFSA Iron contributes to normal oxygen transport in the body_1
  • EFSA Iron contributes to normal oxygen transport in the body_2
  • EFSA Iron contributes to normal formation of red blood cells and haemoglobin_1
  • EFSA Iron contributes to normal formation of red blood cells and haemoglobin_2
  • EFSA Iron contributes to the normal function of the immune system
  • EFSA Iron contributes to the reduction of tiredness and fatigue
  • EFSA Iron has a role in the process of cell division
  • EFSA Iron contributes to normal cognitive development of children
  • Vitamin B12

  • Daily intake of 4 to 7 𝜇g dietary vitamin B-12 is associated with steady concentrations of vitamin B-12-related biomarkers in a healthy young population - 2010 Aarhus University
  • Vegan diet. Position of the German Nutrition Society (DGE) - 2016 German Nutrition Society
  • Understanding Vitamin B12 - 2013 Department of Nutrition Science, East Carolina University
  • The coenzymatic forms of vitamin B12: toward an understanding of their therapeutic potential - 1997 Alternative Medicine Review
  • EFSA Vitamin B12 contributes to normal energy-yielding metabolism
  • EFSA Vitamin B12 contributes to normal red blood cell formation
  • EFSA Vitamin B12 contributes to the normal function of the immune system
  • EFSA Vitamin B12 has a role in the process of cell division_1
  • EFSA Vitamin B12 has a role in the process of cell division_2
  • Vitamin D3

  • Effectiveness and safety of vitamin D in relation to bone health. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality 
  • Does high dose vitamin D supplementation enhance cognition?: A randomized trial in healthy adults. Northern Medical Program, University of Northern British Columbia
  • The impact of 1-year vitamin D supplementation on vitamin D status in athletes: a dose–response study - 2016 Division of Human Nutrition, Wageningen University, Wageningen, The Netherlands.
  • EFSA Vitamin D contributes to normal absorption/utilisation of calcium and phosphorus_1
  • EFSA Vitamin D contributes to normal absorption/utilisation of calcium and phosphorus_2
  • EFSA Vitamin D contributes to normal blood calcium levels_1
  • EFSA Vitamin D contributes to normal blood calcium levels_2
  • EFSA Vitamin D contributes to the maintenance of normal bones_1
  • EFSA Vitamin D contributes to the maintenance of normal bones_2
  • EFSA Vitamin D contributes to the maintenance of normal teeth
  • EFSA Vitamin D has a role in the process of cell division
  • Vitamin E

  • Gamma-tocopherol, the major form of vitamin E in the US diet, deserves more attention. The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, Volume 74, Issue 6
  • How an increased intake of alpha-tocopherol can suppress the bioavailability of gamma-tocopherol. Department of Nutritional Sciences and Toxicology, University of California
  • Decision analysis supports the paradigm that indiscriminate supplementation of Vitamin E does more harm than good - 2009 Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Tel Aviv University
  • Lipophilic antioxidants in human sebum and aging - 2002 DI-IRCCS, Rome, Italy.
  • EFSA Vitamin E contributes to the protection of cells from oxidative stress
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    Vitamin K2

  • Bioavailability and Chemical/Functional Aspects of Synthetic MK-7 vs Fermentation-Derived MK-7 in Randomised Controlled Trials Kappa Bioscience 
  • Importance of Vitamin K for bone and cardiovascular health - 2003 University of Maastricht
  • Galenics Kappa Acedemy Paper No. 7 Kappa Bioscience, Norway
  • Vitamin K2 for bone health Vitamin K2-A key factor for optimal bone health at all ages Kappa Bioscience, Norway
  • Proper calcium use: Vitamin K2 as a promoter of bone and cardiovascular health - 2015 International Science and Health Foundation
  • EFSA Vitamin K contributes to normal blood clotting
  • EFSA Vitamin K contributes to the maintenance of normal bones
  • Maca Powder

  • Acceptability, Safety, and Efficacy of Oral Administration of Extracts of Black or Red Maca (Lepidium meyenii) in Adult Human Subjects: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Study
  • Medicinal effects of Peruvian maca (Lepidium meyenii): a review
  • Role of maca (Lepidium meyenii) consumption on serum interleukin-6 levels and health status in populations living in the Peruvian central Andes over 4000 m of altitude
  • Comparison of glucosamine sulfate and a polyherbal supplement for the relief of osteoarthritis of the knee: a randomized controlled trial 
  • LactoSpore® Probiotic

  • Bacillus coagulans MTCC 5856 supplementation in the management of diarrhea predominant Irritable Bowel Syndrome: a double blind randomized placebo controlled pilot clinical study Sami Labs Limited,  India
  • Evaluation of genetic and phenotypic consistency of Bacillus coagulans MTCC 5856: a commercial probiotic strain Life Sciences, FrieslandCampina Research, The Netherlands
  • Beta Glucan

  • Effects of beta-glucans on the immune system. Department of Physiology, Kaunas University of Medicine, Kaunas
  • Clinical and Physiological Perspectives of β-Glucans: The Past, Present, and Future Seafood Research Center, IACF, Silla University,
  • Silica

  • The chemistry of silica and its potential health benefits. POM Wonderful LLC, Los Angeles
  • SILICON AND BONE HEALTH Rayne Institute, Gastrointestinal Laboratory, St Thomas' Hospital, London
  • Vitamin A

  • What is vitamin A and why do we need it? Clare Gilbert, Co-director: International Centre for Eye Health, Disability Group, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
  • Role of Vitamin A in the Immune System Department of Pathology and Physiopathology, Guilin Medical University, China
  • Vitamin A NIH: National Institutes of Health Office of Dietary Supplements
  • Tart Cherry

  • A Review of the Health Benefits of Cherries US Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Western Human Nutrition Research Center, California
  • Effects of Tart Cherry Juice on Biomarkers of Inflammation and Oxidative Stress in Older Adults Department of Behavioral Health and Nutrition, College of Health Sciences, University of Delaware
  • Effect of tart cherry juice (Prunus cerasus) on melatonin levels and enhanced sleep quality 
  • Pilot Study of the Tart Cherry Juice for the Treatment of Insomnia and Investigation of Mechanisms
  • Sweet and Sour Cherry Phenolics and Their Protective Effects on Neuronal Cells
  • Antioxidant and Antiinflammatory Activities of Anthocyanins and Their Aglycon, Cyanidin, from Tart Cherries
  • Tart Cherry Extracts Reduce Inflammatory and Oxidative Stress Signaling in Microglial Cells Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, Tufts University
  • Effects of a Tart Cherry Juice Beverage on the Sleep of Older Adults with Insomnia: A Pilot Study Sleep & Neurophysiology Research Laboratory, Department of Psychiatry, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York
  • Zinc

  • Zinc as a Gatekeeper of Immune Function Institute of Immunology, Faculty of Medicine, University Hospital RWTH Aachen
  • Zinc in Infection and Inflammation Institute of Immunology, Faculty of Medicine, University Hospital RWTH Aachen
  • Antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects of zinc. Zinc-dependent NF-κB signaling Department of Radioligands, Jagiellonian University Medical College, Poland
  • Ginger

  • How Safe Is Ginger Rhizome for Decreasing Nausea and Vomiting in Women during Early Pregnancy? GYNOV SAS, Paris, France
  • A review of the gastroprotective effects of ginger (Zingiber officinale Roscoe)
  • Ginger (Zingiber officinale Roscoe) in the Prevention of Ageing and Degenerative Diseases: Review of Current Evidence Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, Level 17, Preclinical Building, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Medical Centre
  • Bioactive Compounds and Bioactivities of Ginger (Zingiber officinale Roscoe) Guangdong Provincial Key Laboratory of Food, Nutrition and Health, Department of Nutrition, School of Public Health, China
  • Selenium Yeast

  • Host nutritional selenium status as a driving force for influenza virus mutations. FASEB j. 2001;15:1727–38. doi:10.1096/fj.01-0108com 
  • Supplementation with selenium and human immune cell functions. I. Effect on lymphocyte proliferation and interleukin 2 receptor expression. Biol Trace Elem Res 1994;41:103–14.doi:10.1007/BF02917221
  • Supplementation with selenium and human immune cell functions. II. Effect on cytotoxic lymphocytes and natural killer cells. Biol Trace Elem Res 1994;41:115–27.doi:10.1007/BF02917222
  • Selenium for preventing cancer Marco Vinceti, Tommaso Filippini and Catherine M Crespi
  • Selenium and Human Health
  • Supplementation of Micronutrient Selenium in Metabolic Diseases: Its Role as an Antioxidant

  • Lycopene

  • Lycopene ameliorates oxidative stress in the aging chicken ovary via activation of Nrf2/HO-1 pathway Department of Veterinary Medicine, College of Animal Sciences, Zhejiang University, China
  • The Potential Role of Lycopene for the Prevention and Therapy of Prostate Cancer: From Molecular Mechanisms to Clinical Evidence Regenerative Medicine, Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, Australia
  • Role of lycopene as antioxidant carotenoid in the prevention of chronic diseases: A review 
  • Lycopene – a bioactive carotenoid offering multiple health benefits: a review
  • Lycopene Protects against Hypoxia/Reoxygenation Injury by Alleviating ER Stress Induced Apoptosis in Neonatal Mouse Cardiomyocytes Department of Cardiology, North Sichuan Medical College Affiliated Hospital, China,
  • Beetroot

  • The Potential Benefits of Red Beetroot Supplementation in Health and Disease
  • Effects of Dietary Nitrates on Systemic and Cerebrovascular Hemodynamics
  • Nitrate-rich beetroot juice modulates cerebral blood flow and cognitive performance in humans
  • Effects of dietary nitrate on inflammation and immune function, and implications for cardiovascular health
  • Red Beet (Beta vulgaris) Impact on Human Health
  • Vascular effects of dietary nitrate (as found in green leafy vegetables and beetroot) via the nitrate-nitrite-nitric oxide pathway King's College London British Heart Foundation Centre, Cardiovascular Division, Department of Clinical Pharmacology, St.Thomas' Hospital, London, UK.
  • Inorganic nitrate and beetroot juice supplementation reduces blood pressure in adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Human Nutrition Research Centre, Institute for Ageing and Health, Newcastle University, Campus for Ageing and Vitality, Newcastle on Tyne, UK
  • Acute ingestion of beetroot bread increases endothelium-independent vasodilation and lowers diastolic blood pressure in healthy men: a randomized controlled trial. Hugh Sinclair Unit of Human Nutrition, Department of Food and Nutritional Sciences, School of Chemistry, Food and Pharmacy, University of Reading, UK. 
  • Folic Acid

  • Folate for depressive disorders Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Warneford Hospital, Oxford, UK
  • Folic Acid Supplementation and Pregnancy: More Than Just Neural Tube Defect Prevention 
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Division of Gynecology, Faulkner Hospital, and Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Biology, Harvard Medical School,, Boston, MA
    2Nutritional Consultant,, Boston, MA
    3Department of Ultrasound, Shenzhen Maternity & Child Healthcare Hospital and Southern Medical University,, Shenzhen, China
    4Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Southern Medical University,, Guangzhou, China
  • A bacterial route for folic acid supplementation Department of Biosciences, Durham University, Stockton Road, Durham
  • Folic acid ingestion improves skeletal muscle blood flow during graded handgrip and plantar flexion exercise in aged humans University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center and Institute for Exercise and Environmental Medicine, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital, USA
  • Vitamin C

  • Ascorbic acid for the treatment of Charcot‐Marie‐Tooth disease University Hospital RWTH Aachen, Department of Neurology, Germany
  • Influence of vitamin C supplementation on oxidative and salivary IgA changes following an ultramarathon. Department of Health, Leisure and Exercise Science, Appalachian State University, USA
  • Ascorbic acid prevents vascular dysfunction induced by oral glucose load in healthy subjects. Division of Vascular Rehabilitation, University of Verona, Policlinico Hospital, Verona, Italy
  • Supplementation of ascorbic acid and alpha-tocopherol is useful to preventing bone loss linked to oxidative stress in elderly. Unidad de Investigación en Gerontología, Facultad de Estudios Superiores Zaragoza, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México
  • EFSA Vitamin C contributes to maintain the normal function of the immune system during and after intense physical exercise
  • EFSA Vitamin C contributes to normal collagen formation for the normal function of blood vessels
  • EFSA Vitamin C contributes to normal collagen formation for the normal function of bones
  • EFSA Vitamin C contributes to normal collagen formation for the normal function of cartilage
  • EFSA Vitamin C contributes to normal collagen formation for the normal function of gums
  • EFSA Vitamin C contributes to normal collagen formation for the normal function of skin
  • EFSA Vitamin C contributes to normal collagen formation for the normal function of teeth
  • EFSA Vitamin C contributes to normal energy-yielding metabolism_1
  • EFSA Vitamin C contributes to normal energy-yielding metabolism_2
  • EFSA Vitamin C contributes to normal functioning of the nervous system
  • EFSA Vitamin C contributes to normal psychological function
  • EFSA Vitamin C contributes to the normal function of the immune system_1
  • EFSA  Vitamin C contributes to the normal function of the immune system_2
  • EFSA Vitamin C contributes to the protection of cells from oxidative stress_1
  • EFSA Vitamin C contributes to the protection of cells from oxidative stress_2
  • EFSA Vitamin C contributes to the reduction of tiredness and fatigue
  • EFSA Vitamin C contributes to the regeneration of the reduced form of vitamin E
  • EFSA Vitamin C increases iron absorption
  • CoQ10

  • Reversal of mitochondrial dysfunction by coenzyme Q10 supplement improves endothelial function in patients with ischaemic left ventricular systolic dysfunction: a randomized controlled trial. Cardiology Division, Department of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong
  • Safety and efficacy of coenzyme Q10 supplementation in early chronic Peyronie's disease: a double-blind, placebo-controlled randomized study. Private Practice of Urology and Andrology, Tehran, Iran
  • Coenzyme Q10 and exercise training in chronic heart failure. Lancisi Heart Institute, Via Conca, 71 Torrette di Ancona, Italy
  • Coenzyme Q(10) improves endothelial dysfunction of the brachial artery in Type II diabetes mellitus. Department of Medicine, University of Western Australia, Royal Perth Hospital, Perth, Australia
  • Coenzyme Q10: The essential nutrient Department of Periodontology and Oral Implantology, Rural Dental College- Loni, India
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    Pectin 

  • Consumption of pectins with a meal contributes to the reduction of the blood glucose rise after that meal 
  • 1. Pectins contribute to the maintenance of normal blood cholesterol levels 2. Pectins contribute to the maintenance of normal blood cholesterol levels